20 (A)then teach them the statutes and the laws, and make known to them (B)the way in which they are to walk and the work they are to do. 21 Furthermore, you shall [a]select out of all the people (C)able men (D)who fear God, men of truth, those who (E)hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, [b]of hundreds, [c]of fifties and [d]of tens. 22 Let them judge the people at all times; and let it be (F)that every major [e]dispute they will bring to you, but every minor [f]dispute they themselves will judge. So it will be easier for you, and (G)they will bear the burden with you.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 18:21 Lit see
  2. Exodus 18:21 Lit leaders of
  3. Exodus 18:21 Lit leaders of
  4. Exodus 18:21 Lit leaders of
  5. Exodus 18:22 Lit matter
  6. Exodus 18:22 Lit matter

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